Miscellaneous listings, starting Jan. 15

FRIDAY, JAN. 15
BRISTOL
SINGLES SNOWFLAKE DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Dancing, buffet. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229.

PLAINVILLE
THIRD ADULT COLORING CRAZE. 7 to 9 p.m. Wine and cheese. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $5. Enrollment limited (860) 582-1537 to reserve.

OTHER
CONCERNED BLACK CLERGY COUNCIL OF WATERBURY MEET AND GREET MIXER. 6:30 to 10 p.m. Light meal, jazz music, and fellowship. MLK Oratocial Contest by area college students. Krystal Gardens, 1146 Spindle Hill Rd., Wolcott. CBCCW.org

SATURDAY, JAN. 16
BRISTOL
AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 FUND RAISER. 7 to 11 p.m. Benefit for American Legion Baseball and Make A Wish Foundation. Live entertainment, The Melon Farmers. Bring your own snacks. Cash bar. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Ct., Bristol. $20. Tickets available at Post 2 bar or at the door.

PLAINVILLE
INFORMATIONAL SESSION FOR PROSPECTIVE FOSTER PARENTS. 1 to 2 p.m. Wheeler Clinic, 88 East St., Plainville. (860) 793-7277. FosterCarePrograms@WheelerClinic.org

OTHER
ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. ‘EACH ONE… TEACH ONE YOUTH DAY’ 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Career Academy, 175 Birch St., Waterbury. CBCCW.org

SUNDAY, JAN. 17
OTHER
SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Held by Social Connections. 11 a.m. Walk and then afterward grab lunch. No charge for the walk. Collinsville Trail, Main Street, Collinsville. (8600 582-8229.

MONDAY, JAN. 18
OTHER
CONCERNED BLACK CLERGY COUNCIL 13TH ANNUAL MLK SERVICE. 6:30 p.m. Rehobeth Church of God in Christ Jesus, 101 East Farms St., Waterbury. CBCCW.org

TUESDAY, JAN. 19
BRISTOL
NATIONAL SOUP MONTH CELEBRATED. 1 p.m. Adult Social, serving soup and showing the movie, “Max.” Bring a can of soup to donate to a local food pantry, your lunch, and the Friends of the Library will provide a variety of hot soups and coffee. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20
BRISTOL
ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST MEETING. Held by the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. 8 to 9:30 a.m. DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Dr., Bristol. $25 for members and $35 for non-members. CentralCTChambers.org.

OTHER
‘DAVID HOLZMAN: FROM THE BOOK OF UMM.’ 5 to 7 p.m. Opening reception. Stockman Gallery, 19 Chestnut St., New Britain. (860) 832-8299, GNBAA@NewBritainArts.org

THURSDAY, JAN. 21
OTHER
LECTURE. ‘BAWDY BODIES: SATIRES OF UNRULY WOMEN.’ 7 p.m. Cynthia Roman, curator of prints, drawings, and paintings. Lewis Walpole Library, 154 Main St., Farmington. Free and open to the public. Space limited. Register. (860) 673-6791, FarmingtonLibraries.org

JAN. 22, 23
BRISTOL
‘KING KONG.’ Part of the Hollywood at the Bijou movie series presented by The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. Classic film with Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, and Bruce Cabot. An exact replica of the “Kong” animation armature will be on display. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation. (860) 583-6309, PreserveHollywood.org.

SATURDAY, JAN. 23
OTHER
SINGLES GAME NIGHT. Sponsored by Singles Connection. 7 p.m. Eat, play games, hang out. Gail’s, 35 Anthony Dr., Bristol. $5. Reservations. (8960) 582-8229.

SUNDAY, JAN. 24
PLAINVILLE
WINTER WARM-UP AND SURPLUS LIBRARY SUPPLIES SALE. 1:30 to 4 p.m. (Snow date is Jan. 31) All books are 50 cents or 3 for $1. Library supplies, desks, typewriters, magazine shelving, priced as marked. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville.

FRIDAY, FEB. 5
BRISTOL
25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION MARDI GRAS. 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Beads and doubloons, music and dancing, bourbon tasting, food, BYOB, King and Queen, 50/50 and auction. Masks and costumes encouraged. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $30 per person. RSVP by Feb. 1. Masks and anniversary glasses at the museum gift shop. (860) 585-5411.

SATURDAY, FEB. 6
SOUTHINGTON
13TH ANNUAL VALENTINE CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL. Held by the American Legion Auxiliary. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homemade chocolate candy, bake sale, handmade flower arrangements, theme basket raffles, Valentine gifts for everyone. Enjoy lunch, gourmet desserts, and beverages in the café. Legion Post Home, Main Street, Southington.

MONDAY, APRIL 11
BRISTOL
ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH GOLDEN AGERS TRIP TO THE MOHEGAN SUN. Leave at 8:45 a.m. Return at 5:30 p.m. Bus leaves St. Stanislaus parking lot, 510 West St., Bristol. $30 and includes casino package and transportation. (860)589-5597, (860) 583-8170.

NOW thru JAN. 31
SOUTHINGTON
DIANE BARILE ART EXHIBIT. Acrylics. The Orchards, community room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656, SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com, SouthingtonOrchards.org

NOW thru FEB. 7
OTHER
‘LOVE, ANDY.’ Highlights from the Andy Warhol Museum. The theme of romantic love in paintings, drawings, and photographs of hearts, cupids, and images of his paramours. Plus, “Canis Major: Andy Warhol’s Dogs and Cats.” Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. MattatuckMuseum, (203) 753-0381.

NOW thru JAN. 31
OTHER
SOUTHINGTON ARTIST JANE M. WHITE EXHIBITS. The Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook. (860) 395-3184.

NOW thru MAY 7
OTHER
‘PEDAGOGY AND PLACE: CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION AT YALE.’ Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Explores the relationship between teaching architecture, and the spaces in which that education takes place. Yale School of Architecture, Rudolph Hall, 180 York St., New Haven.

NOW thru JAN. 17
OTHER
‘STONE ROBERTS: STREET SCENES, STILL LIFES AND FIGURES.’ Exhibit displays nine of the artist’s oil paintings exploring human encounters with every day life. Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. $12 for adults. $10 for seniors. $8 for students. Free for children under 12. Free admission from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. NBMAA.org

NOW thru JAN. 17
OTHER
‘YVES TANGUY: SURREALIST PAINTER/ COUNTRY GENTLEMAN.’ Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. MattatuckMuseum.org, (203) 753-0381.

NOW thru JAN. 17
OTHER
‘THE ILLUMINATION SHOW.’ Art piece created by Lauren Booth. She approached some of the world’s most celebrated figures with the request they write an inspirational word or short phrase. She turned those submissions into neon art. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. (203) 753-0381, MattatuckMuseum.org

NOW thru JAN. 30
OTHER
‘FROM HIGH COLLARS TO BEE’S KNEES: THE DOWNTON ABBEY ERA IN CONNECTICUT.’ Tuesday to Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Curated by the Connecticut Historical Society’s Fashion and Textile Council, the exhibit explorers fashion trends that reflected the tumultuous social events occurring in the early 20th century. Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St., Hartford. $8 for adults, $6 for seniors (65 and over), $4 for students (with valid college ID) and youth (6-17). CHS.org

ONGOING
SOUTHINGTON
INTRO (BEGINNER) TO COUNTRY DANCING. Wednesdays. 7 p.m., partner. 7:30 p.m., line dance (with intermediate line dance to follow). Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Lane, Southington. $5. jusgotta@megahits.com

BRISTOL
CHARLESMAGNE CARD GAME. Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Knights of Columbus Hall, 360 King St., Bristol.

BARGAIN CENTER. Wednesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer St., Bristol. $5 bag sale.

BINGO. Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m., Fridays at 6:45 p.m. Benefits St. Anthony School. St. Anthony Church, 111 School St., Bristol.

BINGO. Every Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. Free coffee and cookies. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.

BINGO. Thursdays at 6:45 p.m. Free coffee. St. Ann Church, 215 West St., Bristol.

PLAINVILLE
ADULT CO-ED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE. Mondays for beginners, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday nights for leagues 7 to 10 p.m. Wheeler YMCA , 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 793-9631, ext, 127, TimGabbardghymca.org, GHYMCA.org

 

The artwork of David Holzman will be on display at the Stockman Gallery in New Britain.

The artwork of David Holzman will be on display at the Stockman Gallery in New Britain.

The art work of Diane Barile is on display at The Orchards in Southington.

The art work of Diane Barile is on display at The Orchards in Southington.